Barefoot has the honour of working with some amazing animals all of who have different personalities and strengths. We also have some animals with specific disabilities or illnesses who need special care and benefit from the children being involved in their rehab, care training and development. Barefoot children take an active role in looking after the farm, the husbandry and the care of all the animals.
Rocky is an Appaloosa. He is blind
in one eye which he copes very well with
Donnie is our beautiful donkey who
loves to roam the farm by himself
Boots is the cuddliest of the donkeys
and very curious
Snowball, Snowflake and Coco are
our cute little lady guinea pigs
Django is a Shetland X and he is Chanti’s
Kai is a Shetland pony
and is super strong
Chanti is Django’s mum, she loves
Lady is a Welsh X pony, and loves
being boss. of the paddock
Sally is Leo’s sister and was born blind in one eye
Leo was born blind. He uses a bell around Sally’s neck to guide him
Cinnamon loves hopping around with Dorothy
Georgy loves digging with his snout, rolling in the mud and hanging out with Wilbur
Wilbur loves rolling in the mud, eating and hanging out with Georgy
Gandalf is very loving, loves to go for walks and hang out with Daisy and Gemma
Our chickens love to explore the farm and orchard whilst free ranging
Albi likes hanging out with Hercules & playing with his ball
Hercules loves to learn new tricks & hanging out with Albi
Sammy likes his own company and
a bowl of biscuits
Star likes to please and can be sensitive at times
Goldie hates her breakfast and dinner being late!
Dusty does not like being told what to do,
she’s a boss lady
Cherry has a ‘you can’t make me attitude’ and likes being cheeky
Angelus likes everyone to be happy & loves to play with his friend Rocky
Has a wheelbarrow called Itchy & Scratchy which he rubs himself on!
We promote a model of care across our organisation which is child centred and family sensitive.
We are located at 1/16 Henry Wilson Drive, Rosebud (on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula) and Gadara Farm in Boneo.
Programs / Therapies
We offer Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Equine & Animal Assisted Therapies, Food Learning Programs & Groups
Barefoot has the honour of working with some amazing animals all of who have different personalities and strengths.